Southern India 2019 – 2

After travelling from the UK overnight and then on by car from Chennai to Mallapuram and then going to see the Shore Temple and the wonderful carvings by the time we got to bed last night we were both absolutely worn out. I think we both fell asleep as soon as our heads hit the…

Southern India – 1

When we visited India in 2017 we really thought that it would be our last trip, then I started thinking about a trip to the Darjeeling area and then I saw a programme on television about the culture and temples of Southern India and suddenly we were going again. This probably WILL be the last…

To Rouen, in search of King Richard.

Curiously we left Poitiers in the rain, this is becoming a habit. It eventually cleared and we actually had sunshine for the last part of our journey. Knowing that our hotel in Rouen didn’t have any parking I phoned ahead for the location of the nearest public parking, Googled it for coordinates and let SatNav…

To Poitiers

Unbelievably it’s another day without rain as we set off to head home; our first stop on the return journey is to be Poitiers, a city we’ve passed by before but a convenient place for us to break our homeward journey. To be honest it was a simple reversal of our outward journey except that…